Minimum requirements

Running a validator/observer node is possible on a consumer grade PC / laptop. Minimum specs are:

  • Dual Core CPU

  • 4GB RAM

  • 200 GB HDD space

  • Broadband Internet connection *

  • Windows, Linux or MacOS operating systems

Higher hardware specs are recommended. Since Elrond Network is a PoS based blockchain, no special requirements regarding video card capabilities are needed.

* initial tests show an average bandwidth of approximately 100Mbps upload/download when processing over 10000 transactions / second.